School of Theatre Arts

Example Course Plan

Theatre Arts Example Course Plan

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Theatre Arts Course Plan (first 3 semesters)

This is an example course plan based on the 2019-2020 University Catalog; your actual schedule may deviate from this example. Your faculty advisor will work with you to select appropriate courses.

As an IWU student, it is your responsibility to track your progress each semester towards completing graduation requirements using the MyIWU degree evaluation tool.

Year 1

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

May Term

  • Optional


* Students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts (Theatre) must complete two of the following three courses: THEA 110 - Stagecraft, THEA 112 - Costume Technology, and THEA 114 - Lighting and Sound Technology.
** Optional.
*** THEA 288 is the required BA Acting course prerequisite to all further upper level acting courses. (Not all Theatre Arts BA students elect to complete the acting sequence.)

Year 2

Fall Semester

Study Abroad

For students interested in studying abroad, the recommended semester(s) is fall or spring, second, third, or fourth year.

Additional Information


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